Author: Pete Theodore
SC’s Workforce Development Restrains Recidivism! (Video)
The ability to gain marketable skills and employment opportunities is key to the success of those returning to society from incarceration. Check out this encouraging shot-on-location video about re-entry, recidivism and second chances! (Produced by Jazmin Smith)
“Renewable Resources: Instead of Heading to the Landfill, Repurpose discarded building materials” in Home and Design
As a nonprofit committed to waste stream diversion and sustainable practices, we’re grateful for the mention in Home and Design‘s 2019 “Idea Book” (p. 166). We accept almost any new or reusable item, with few exceptions like paint, used oil, mattresses or clothing. For most everything else, you can drop […]
Bouncing Back: Brandon’s Second Chance Success
Discover the role Second Chance has played in the life of a remarkable man who once ran the Baltimore streets….
Powerful Video: 3 More Stories of Successful Second Chances!
Why does Second Chance do what we do? For a big part of the answer, please watch Jessica, Brandon and Victor share their inspirational journeys and the compelling role Second Chance has played in them….
Pete & Jess Interviewed about SC and the Wreckers Ball on “BMore Lifestyle” on MyTV 24 Baltimore
On October 10, 2018, Pete and Jess appeared on BMore Lifestyle to share what Second Chance is all about and invite people to the nonprofit’s annual Wreckers Ball on Saturday! Get tickets and info on this exciting annual “signature event” here, and check out the informative interview below….
Lives Change at Second Chance: Jessica’s Journey
Our big Wreckers Ball event on October 13 is fast approaching! While the night will truly be a “wrecking good time,” there is a serious goal underlying it all…. greater exposure and support for our primary mission of providing second chances to those who’ve experienced barriers to employment. Jessica is […]
Mark & Pete Interviewed by Kirk McKewen on the Anthony Lavine Show on 98 Rock!
Several members of our leadership team enjoyed representing Second Chance as the featured nonprofit on 98 Rock’s radio program headlined by the the Baltimore Ravens co-captain, Anthony Levine! Yummy food and drinks were served by Wayward Smokehouse in Federal Hill, and a guest appearance by up-and-coming Cornerback Tavon Young also […]
Community Comeback Spotlight by Baltimore City Public School Students (Video)
Check out the premiere of a student-produced segment where they shine a spotlight on someone who has made a comeback in the community in a positive way. In this first episode from 2015, you’ll meet Saleem El’amin. He spent 42 years in prison and, at the time of filming, was […]
Don’t Miss Our Fall Pop Up Shop!
Riding the popularity wave created by our first two Pop Up Fairs, Second Chance is excited to be doing it again! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours, resulting in a shopping event that’s fun and memorable for […]